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Improvement in Combined Sower, Planter, Cultivator, Scraper, and Gang-Plow.

Description: Patent for "a strong, simple, durable, and effective machine, which shall be so constructed and arranged that it may be readily adjusted for use as a gang plow, seed-sower, seed-planter, cultivator, and cotton-scrape, and which will do its work thoroughly and well in either capacity." Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 7, 1870
Creator: Eddleman, James P.
Item Type: Patent

Boiler Washing Machine.

Description: Patent for "Improved Washing Machine" in combination with a boiler, "and with a furnace on which the boiler rests".
Date: June 28, 1870
Creator: Cottingham, Gideon W.
Item Type: Patent

Saw Tooth

Description: Patent for "Improvement in Saw Teeth" (line 3)
Date: July 12, 1870
Creator: Littlepage, Caleb V.
Item Type: Patent

Improved Side-Saddle.

Description: Patent for "a new and useful improvement in side-saddles, and consists in forming the saddle-tress hollow, or with air-chambers within." (Lines 9-11) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 26, 1870
Creator: Smith, Fenwick
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Carriage-Axles.

Description: Patent for an easily replaceable and self-lubricating carriage axle. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 26, 1870
Creator: Hall, William N.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Two-Horse Equalizers.

Description: Patent for an adjustable device that redistributes weight so that two animals of unequal strength can perform their equal share of work. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 2, 1870
Creator: Sims, Zachariah B.
Item Type: Patent

Improved Bedstead-Fastening

Description: Patent for improvements in the mode of fastening the rail to the post of bedsteads.
Date: August 16, 1870
Creator: Maulding, Pres.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Coffee-Mills.

Description: Patent for an improvement to upright coffee-mills, "whereby the bearings are always maintained in their true relative positions, while the strain on the two is made automatically counteracting, and each part of the shell firmly and effectually supported by the other." (Lines 10-14) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 16, 1870
Creator: Richer, Francois Charles
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Gun-Locks.

Description: Patent for "a novel application of hair-trigger catch to the main trigger, which operates together with a holder and separate springs." (Lines 30-33) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 16, 1870
Creator: Deutz, Joseph
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Cotton-Pickers.

Description: Patent for a cotton-picking machine that "consists in a set of saws mounted on a truck, and geared with the driving-wheels, to run in the tops of the plants...and detach the cotton and convey it to a brushing-roller above, which detaches the cotton from the saws and delivers it into a receptacle behind." (Lines 10-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 23, 1870
Creator: McRae, Daniel M.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Cotton-Presses.

Description: Patent for a cotton press that is constructed using fewer parts than other models. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 30, 1870
Creator: Knowles, William Wadsworth
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Cotton-Gin Feeder

Description: Patent for improvements in cotton gins, including endless apron, toothed cylinder, and toothed equalizing and distributing bars. Includes instructions and illustration.
Date: September 6, 1870
Creator: Ralston, Joe
Item Type: Patent

Improved Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for a machine for washing and wringing clothes, which can be used with a furnace for heating the water but has legs for support when being used separately from a furnace. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 13, 1870
Creator: Moore, Alfred, L. D.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Thrashing-Machines.

Description: Patent for "new and useful improvements on machinery for thrashing various kinds of grain, whereby the work is performed in a very rapid and perfect manner, without impairing the straw." (lines 28-32) Instructions and illustrations are included.
Date: September 13, 1870
Creator: Fuos, Matthias
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Kilns.

Description: Patent for an improvement in the construction of kilns.
Date: September 27, 1870
Creator: Taylor, Peter C.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Trusses.

Description: Patent for improvements in the wiring and metal plates in self-adjusting trusses.
Date: September 27, 1870
Creator: Baker, William
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Washing-Machines.

Description: Patent for the improvement of the structure of washing machines. The illustration and description show that an improved washing machine, formed by the combination of the open or ribbed roller F F and handles G g1 g2 with the box A B and perforated false bottom E.
Date: September 27, 1870
Creator: Harper, Elijah S.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Shackles.

Description: Patent for a shackle for the hands and feet that is designed to prevent the use of objects in order to escape.
Date: September 30, 1870
Creator: Belcher, Melvin Anderson & Perrenot, George Francis
Item Type: Patent